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Amethyst Aether Blog Hop

I'm getting this up really late because I'm just really over-extended right now, but I was part of a challenge with Andrew Thornton - he sold kids with gorgeous beads called Amethyst Aether.  He did send along a wonderful polymer clay super-secret pendant he made for everyone, but I didn't get a chance to use it yet.  But here's the beads, and what I made!



The beads are all so gorgeous, I wanted to use them all.  I do have plans for the rest, but here's what I got accomplished. First, these earrings.  These beads all just wanted to be together, so I let them!

 Next, I knew I wanted to use these totally gorgeous stick beads in a necklace, and so I made a multi-strand necklace using all the beads I possibly could from the luxury mix.  I do like how it turned out!




Now, if I ever get around to making more things, I will let you know!  Thanks for sponsoring this challenge Andrew!  Sorry I'm late with the post!


Comments

Love it! You were able to pull all the beads together so perfectly! Those earrings are beautiful, too!
Silver Parrot said…
Love the necklace with the stick beads!
Ann Schroeder said…
I do love both pieces. I can see why the beads in the earrings wanted to be together. They are lovely. I think the stick beads are great on a multistrand necklace. I love using many beads of the mix together. It always looks so nice. A great necklace to wear any time!
Shaiha said…
You might have been late posting but I am even later on checking out my blogs. I do have to say that I love the necklace. It has such a great flow to it.
Love your design with the pyrite spikes! It incorporates so many beautiful components and the clasp pulls it all together! Great job!!
Andrew Thornton said…
The earrings are really sweet. Sometimes the beads just speak to you and you have to listen! And I love the luxurious feel of the necklace! It looks so opulent with all the layers! Great job! Thanks so much for participating! I loved seeing everything you made!

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